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The South, Not Just in Black and White

Like in Dalton, Southern communities in states like Georgia and Tennessee are facing a choice. How do they respond to those who come seeking refuge, who came to America for a better life?

KQED Op/Ed references Undocumented Americans

All Americans, including undocumented Americans, deserve a fair chance in the labor market. But because of this fundamental unfairness due to the 1986 law, the system will always be rigged against them.

Would You Call Jesus Illegal?

Op/ed by Rev. Ryan M. Eller of Define American and Delman Coates, originally published on HuffPost Religion

As Christians, we are called to love our neighbors. The Bible tells us to welcome strangers in our land and to love them as we love ourselves. That's why the media and all Americans should immediately stop referring to our undocumented brothers and

Manny Pacquiao fights for the Filipino

For Filipino Americans, it's a battle for recognition, for identity in a culture where, for the mainstream, Asians tend to fade into a monochromatic racialized "other."

Sebastien de la Cruz’s Story in 7 Gifs

From the ESPN “VS.” Documentary Go Sebastien Go!: "On June 11, 2013 Sebastien de la Cruz stepped onto center court, dressed in his traditional mariachi charro suit, to sing the national anthem before Game 3 of the NBA Finals between the San Antonio Spurs and the Miami Heat.

And racist twitter reacted:

Whoopi reacted to the reaction:

His mother


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